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Tutorial How to Install FFmpeg on Debian 8 or Debian 9

FFmpeg is an open source command line tool for video and audio encoding/decoding. Its main features are high speed, quality and small file sizes.
  • A newly deployed Vultr Debian 8 or Debian 9 server instance.
  • A sudo user.
Debian 8 "Jessie"
Edit the source list:
sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
Add the following lines at the end of the file:
# deb-multimedia
deb http://www.deb-multimedia.org jessie main non-free
deb-src http://www.deb-multimedia.org jessie main non-free

# jessie-backports
deb http://httpredir.debian.org/debian/ jessie-backports main
Save ("Ctrl+O") and close the file ("Ctrl+X").
Update the package list and install deb-multimedia keyring:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install deb-multimedia-keyring
sudo apt-get update
Install FFmpeg with the following command:
sudo apt-get install ffmpeg
Debian 9 "Stretch"
Update the package list.
sudo apt-get update
Install FFmpeg.
sudo apt-get install ffmpeg
Confirm the installation
Now run the following command:
ffmpeg -version
Upon success, you will see information about the installed FFmpeg version. Your setup is now complete.
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